16 Career-Boosting Lists You Should Make in 2016—and Other Gems to Read This Weekend
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So, in case you didn’t get all of your Muse reading in last week, we’ve picked the best articles on the site to get you up to speed. Check them out while you’re relaxing on the couch or heading out of town, and get all the reading you need for the week to come.
There’s nothing we love more than a good list, especially at the end of the year, when reflecting and resolution-making abound. You, too? Then here are 16 lists to make in 2016 that’ll help you do both of those activities, plus get a head start on that job search or promotion you’re planning to ask for.
2. This “Hottest Predicted Fields of 2016” List Is the First Place You Should Look if You’re Changing Careers
Whether you’re in the midst of looking for a new job or are pretty certain that, come 2016, you will begin searching for leads, it’s helpful to know what industries are slated to make hiring headlines next year. Especially if you’re not currently in love with your field.
Don’t give up if the process doesn’t seem to be going well. Finding your next opportunity depends on many factors. However, one thing you can always do is brush up on the basics, because those are proven to get you closer to landing a job.
We’ve always loved colorful reminders, whether that’s a message about what needs to get done today, a note about a big goal that we can glance at when we get distracted, or a friendly memo reminding us that everything is going to be OK (really!).
There’s a lot of advice out there on what you can do to achieve ultimate happiness. But being happy is not a destination—it’s an emotion you deserve to feel all the time. Even when things aren’t going according to plan at work, in your career, or at home.
Stop seeking justification of your career choices from others and move forward with what you think is best.Take it from me—proving those naysayers wrong is one of the greatest rewards.
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